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Memristors: Pass or Fail?

circuit with 17 memristors

An image of a circuit with 17 memristors captured by an atomic force microscope at Hewlett-Packard's Information and Quantum Systems Lab.

Credit: R. Stanley Williams / HP Labs

The device may revolutionize data storage, replacing flash memory and perhaps even disks. Whether they can be reliably and cheaply manufactured, though, is an open question.

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Adam Leventhal

The author claims that the scaling limit for flash is about 20 nm, but NAND vendor roadmaps include 1x nm technologies -- what's the source of the claim?

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